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FE News Unwrapped 2023

The Countdown has begun for FE News Unwrapped!

Last year we revealed the top 10 most popular exclusive thought leadership articles of the year on FE News and it went down very well! So this year we are back with FE News Unwrapped!

This year alone, we have had over 350 exclusive articles from the sector’s top influencers and thought leaders on FE News… that is a lot!

We will be counting down every working day until we reveal the most popular / influential thought leadership article on FE News for 2023 on Friday the 22nd of December… could it be you?

Scroll through the line-up to see who won…

The Top 10 FE Influencers and Thought Leaders of 2023 on FE News


In first place, with the most popular thought leadership article of the year is Professor Amanda Kirby, CEO of Do-IT Solutions with: Chat-GPT- is this an alert for changes in the way we deliver education?


In 2nd place is Tom Bewick, Chief Executive at Ecctis with Budget Statement 2023: is the scrapping of the apprenticeship levy on the cards?


In 3rd place is Louise Doyle, the CEO at Mesma with: Improving apprenticeship progress reviews


In 4th place is Dan Fitzpatrick, Strategic Lead for Digital Skills at Education Partnership North East, Director at Edufuturists and founder of ThirdBox with: Sit tight, ChatGPT is about to change everything


In 5th place is Safaraz Ali, Social Entrepreneur, Founder of Multicultural Apprenticeship Awards & Alliance with: Unlocking the real-world potential of Mathematics: We need to make Maths education more relevant and engaging


In 6th place is Lou Doyle, CEO of Mesma with: Is the Perfect Storm of Apprenticeship Quality Brewing?


In 7th place is Oli Kristall, Partnerships Manager at FE Tech with: ChatGPT in Education: The Future or a Fad?


In 8th place is Kate Griggs, CEO & Founder of Made By Dyslexia with: Harnessing the Power of Dyslexic Thinkers and AI: An Unstoppable Force for Workplace Transformation


In 9th place is Naomi Clayton, Director for Research and Development, Learning and Work Institute with: The UK’s Shrinking Workforce


Coming in at number 10 is Professor Paul Glaister CBE from the University of Reading with: Maths to 18 – mathematical and quantitative skills needed and relevant to all

Congratulations to all of our winners!

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